[Jamestown, NY] – Jefferson Middle School staff recently celebrated “Rock Your Socks” World Down Syndrome’s Day by buying and wearing t-shirts and donating money to The Resource Center. Jefferson held the day to raise awareness of Down Syndrome and to honor student, Charleigh Saeger, whose mother Roxanne Lanphere, along with paraprofessional Janey Piotrowski, helped get the day started at Jefferson.
“I was overwhelmed by what the Jefferson staff did,” said Mrs. Lanphere. “Charleigh loves it at Jefferson School and has done really well here. It is so nice that the staff took the time to bring awareness to Down Syndrome and help educate people. Everyone was so excited to help out and Charleigh was thrilled.”